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Presented By: The University of Michigan Medical School Program on Health, Spirituality and Religion

Holocaust and Medicine Education for Resilient Professional Identity Formation: A Holocaust Survivor's Daughter Teaches German Medical Students at Auschwitz

Hedy S. Wald, PhD, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Faculty, Harvard Medical School Pediatrics Leadership Program Commissioner, Lancet Commission on Medicine and the Holocaust

Dr. Hedy Wald is Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Faculty, Harvard Medical School Pediatrics Leadership Program. She is a Gold Humanism Foundation Harvard Macy Scholar, was a Fulbright Specialist Scholar in medical education for Ben Gurion University of Health Sciences, Israel, and has been a Visiting Professor at over 90 healthcare professions schools and healthcare organizations world-wide, presenting lectures and workshops on using interactive (guided) reflective writing to enhance reflective practice and support professional identity formation, promoting resilience and wellbeing, and Holocaust and Medicine in health professions education. Dr. Wald holds an appointment as a Commissioner for the international Lancet Commission on Medicine and the Holocaust.  She publishes and presents on family cancer caregiver survivorship, including for the National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academies of Medicine in Washington, DC. Her creative writing, reviews, and poetry have appeared in literary and medical journals and her work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Medical Independent (Ireland), and Jerusalem Post. Dr. Wald has been cited on Twitter as a medical educator to follow, on #WomeninMedicine Day as a “woman who lifts others up,” and “a voice of conscience and compassion.” Follow her on Twitter: @hedy_wald “Mind/Body/Spirit of MedEd”

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September 23, 2021 (Thursday) 12:00pm
Meeting ID: 98668417657
Meeting Password: 013978

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